Man Shot, Killed Near Bronx Playground

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a man was fatally shot near a playground in the Bronx early Saturday morning. Officers were sent to Eastchester Playground on Burke Avenue around 1:35 a.m. for a report that a man had been shot. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to his torso and left arm. WEB EXTRA:Tracking Shootings In New York City The man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Forest Byrd, of the Bronx. No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

Man Shot, Killed Near Bronx Playground
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a man was fatally shot near a playground in the Bronx early Saturday morning. Officers were sent to Eastchester Playground on Burke Avenue around 1:35 a.m. for a report that a man had been shot. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to his torso and left arm. WEB EXTRA:Tracking Shootings In New York City The man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Forest Byrd, of the Bronx. No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.